Securus is the one of the leading technology solutions provider for correctional facilities in the United States and Canada. Founded in 1986, the company provides quality and user-friendly communication solutions making it easier for friends and family of the inmates to keep in touch. With over 30 experience in the business, Securus has perfected and revolutionized the civil and criminal justice system.
Some of their products include Wireless Containment Solutions, Managed Access Solutions and Cell Defender. These were made to curb the use of contraband mobile phones in the prisons. They also provide call monitoring and telephone services for inmates to communicate with others.
The company’s history dates back to 1986, when it was started under the name Tele-Matic Corporation. The company was then incorporated and known as T-Netix, Inc. After two years of business, the company merged with Star Ventures, Incorporated. T-Netix then merged with an equally large company named Evercom Systems to form Securus Technologies, Incorporated.
Securus’ products and services have been key in ensuring safer correctional facilities and crime solving and prevention. According to Richard A. Smith, CEO and Chairman of the company, a new product or service would be released every other week. These products and services would be used to aid solving and preventing crimes by the police, detectives and prison officials.
These products and services are popular with the public and has built a good rapport with them. Having received positive feedback from clients, Securus has been assured of how their solutions have kept inmates, inmates’ families and the communities safer and better. Some customers benefited from the company for aiding in the obtaining of crucial information through phone services that led to the conviction of the guilty staff.
Call monitoring services in correctional facilities has been essential since it has revealed information of alcohol and drug use in the prisons as well as possession of contraband phones and threats and illegal transactions. In addition, correction officials have also gotten clarity on past events leading to solving of those cases. Needless to say, correctional facilities have improved safety and inmate services thanks to the solutions provided by Securus Technologies.